The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 520 515 579
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +64
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 121 89 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.25% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 69 41 32
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -3.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39863 35948 40924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.61% 81.38% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33126 29826 35485
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 28 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 128 (57.92%) QA
2 64 (28.96%) Selenium
3 63 (28.51%) Penetration Testing
4 61 (27.60%) Finance
4 61 (27.60%) Information Security
5 55 (24.89%) SQL
6 53 (23.98%) Automated Testing
7 51 (23.08%) Performance Testing
8 50 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 49 (22.17%) Test Management
10 48 (21.72%) Test Scripting
11 47 (21.27%) Security Cleared
12 46 (20.81%) Software Testing
13 45 (20.36%) Test Strategy
14 43 (19.46%) Integration Testing
15 42 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (18.55%) Data Migration
16 41 (18.55%) Migration
16 41 (18.55%) C#
17 40 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (18.10%) Degree
18 37 (16.74%) Retail
18 37 (16.74%) .NET
19 36 (16.29%) E-Commerce
20 31 (14.03%) Manual Testing
21 30 (13.57%) SoapUI
22 28 (12.67%) WebDriver
22 28 (12.67%) CISSP
23 27 (12.22%) Scrum
24 26 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.81%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.60%) Wireless
2 15 (6.79%) Internet
3 14 (6.33%) Network Security
3 14 (6.33%) Wireless Security
4 10 (4.52%) Firewall
5 8 (3.62%) HTTP
6 7 (3.17%) VoIP
7 2 (0.90%) PSTN
7 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) Intranet
8 1 (0.45%) DECT
8 1 (0.45%) ISDN
8 1 (0.45%) Extranet
8 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (28.96%) Selenium
2 30 (13.57%) SoapUI
3 28 (12.67%) WebDriver
4 22 (9.95%) Cucumber
4 22 (9.95%) Visual Studio
4 22 (9.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (6.79%) JIRA
7 11 (4.98%) SpecFlow
8 10 (4.52%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.71%) Calabash
9 6 (2.71%) Robotium
9 6 (2.71%) WATIR
10 5 (2.26%) RSpec
10 5 (2.26%) Metasploit
10 5 (2.26%) Xcode
10 5 (2.26%) AppScan
11 4 (1.81%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.36%) Redmine
12 3 (1.36%) Firebug
General
1 61 (27.60%) Finance
2 37 (16.74%) Retail
3 22 (9.95%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.52%) Games
5 6 (2.71%) Banking
6 4 (1.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.36%) Music Industry
7 3 (1.36%) Law
7 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 3 (1.36%) Advertising
8 2 (0.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (20.36%) Test Manager
2 43 (19.46%) Consultant
2 43 (19.46%) QA Manager
3 35 (15.84%) Tester
4 30 (13.57%) QA Test Manager
5 25 (11.31%) Penetration Tester
6 16 (7.24%) Test Consultant
7 14 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 14 (6.33%) Managing Consultant
7 14 (6.33%) QA Consultant
8 13 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 13 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.43%) Analyst
10 10 (4.52%) Quality Manager
11 9 (4.07%) Technology Consultant
12 8 (3.62%) Penetration Test Consultant
12 8 (3.62%) Testing Consultant
12 8 (3.62%) Lead Tester
12 8 (3.62%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.74%) .NET
2 22 (9.95%) SOAP
2 22 (9.95%) Gherkin
3 12 (5.43%) RESTful
4 10 (4.52%) Web Services
5 8 (3.62%) XML
6 7 (3.17%) HTML
6 7 (3.17%) JSON
7 6 (2.71%) CSS
8 4 (1.81%) StructureMap
9 3 (1.36%) Flash
10 2 (0.90%) J2EE
11 1 (0.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.52%) CESG
4 6 (2.71%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.26%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (2.26%) AS400
5 5 (2.26%) BBC
6 4 (1.81%) Open Source
7 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.36%) RMADS
7 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
9 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.45%) iPhone
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.95%) Android
1 22 (9.95%) Apple iOS
2 16 (7.24%) Linux
3 13 (5.88%) Windows
4 11 (4.98%) UNIX
5 5 (2.26%) Solaris
5 5 (2.26%) OS/390
5 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.51%) Penetration Testing
2 61 (27.60%) Information Security
3 53 (23.98%) Automated Testing
4 51 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 50 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 49 (22.17%) Test Management
7 48 (21.72%) Test Scripting
8 46 (20.81%) Software Testing
9 45 (20.36%) Test Strategy
10 43 (19.46%) Integration Testing
11 42 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (18.55%) Migration
12 41 (18.55%) Data Migration
13 40 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (16.29%) E-Commerce
15 31 (14.03%) Manual Testing
16 27 (12.22%) Scrum
17 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
18 25 (11.31%) Usability Testing
19 24 (10.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.89%) SQL
2 41 (18.55%) C#
3 25 (11.31%) Java
4 21 (9.50%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.52%) PHP
5 10 (4.52%) Ruby
6 6 (2.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.71%) C++
7 2 (0.90%) VB
7 2 (0.90%) Python
7 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.45%) Scala
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (21.27%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.10%) Degree
3 28 (12.67%) CISSP
4 24 (10.86%) ISEB
5 21 (9.50%) CISM
6 16 (7.24%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.88%) CEH
8 9 (4.07%) CCNP
8 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.07%) CISA
9 8 (3.62%) ISTQB
10 7 (3.17%) GPEN
10 7 (3.17%) OSCP
11 6 (2.71%) PCI QSA
12 5 (2.26%) GCIH
12 5 (2.26%) GWAPT
12 5 (2.26%) CISMP
12 5 (2.26%) OSCE
13 2 (0.90%) GIAC
13 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (57.92%) QA
2 26 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (9.05%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.26%) COBIT
5 3 (1.36%) WCAG
6 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Nmap
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.45%) XenApp
1 1 (0.45%) XenServer
1 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.90%) Nessus
2 1 (0.45%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.17%) hybris
3 6 (2.71%) Oracle
4 2 (0.90%) Google
4 2 (0.90%) Qualys
4 2 (0.90%) Splunk
5 1 (0.45%) Coverity
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco
5 1 (0.45%) HP
5 1 (0.45%) Nortel
5 1 (0.45%) Citrix
5 1 (0.45%) Avaya
5 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.45%) McAfee
5 1 (0.45%) VMware
5 1 (0.45%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.45%) Capita
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gonnadoo
Salary: From £30,000 to £46,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Verizon
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
VisionDirect.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 23 days ago